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Changed out the TIM on the 295's

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Talk about a freaking mess. Tim was caked and all dried up. If you're running an old card this is something you really need to do

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Picked up a GTX 285 recently( now sold ) and the thermal paste and pads needed to be changed as well. The pads were powdering off as soon as I open the cooler!
    
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Picked up a GTX 285 recently( now sold ) and the thermal paste and pads needed to be changed as well. The pads were powdering off as soon as I open the cooler!

Same with the 295's. going to order some from frozencpu today but the swap to MX4 gave me a 6C drop which was nice
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just saw this thread.. funny thing too, I just ordered thermal pads for my 285 (Fujipoly Extreme@ Frozencpu) GPU temps have been creeping up lately...today card reached 80c playing UT2004!! Gonna use either OCZ Freeze, or CoolerMaster Thermal Fusion 400 for the chip.. not sure which would do best.
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